Blacklisted Actress Who Fought Witch Hunt, Dies at 104
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Marsha Hunt was an ex-model who appeared in “The Human Comedy” and “Pride and Prejudice”
But her career fell apart when Hunt's name appeared in Red Channels, a directory of individuals from the entertainment industry who are allegedly communist supporters
Marsha Hunt was the last surviving person whose career has been smeared by Red Channel
After being mentioned in Red Channels, Hunt's employment opportunities dried up, and she eventually mostly worked in television and on stage.
She devoted her later years to humanitarian and charitable activities.
She appeared prominently in the 2015 film "Marsha Hunt's Sweet Adversity".
Apart from Marsha Hunt, the blacklisted figures in Red Channels include Lee J. Cobb, Lillian Hellman, and Leonard Bernstein.